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out of doors

adverb
     
out of doors
outside, not in a building [= outdoors; ≠ indoors]:
The kids spent all their time out of doors.
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out, outside, outdoors, out of doors
If you are out, you are away from a building, especially the place where you live or spend a lot of time Debbie's out. She'll be back later. Why don't we go out for the day?If you are outside a room or building, you are not in it but are close to it Meet me outside the library. I sat on a chair outside his office. You'll have to wait outside in the corridor.When outside is an adverb, it can also mean 'not inside any building' It's cold outside.Outdoors or out of doors always mean 'not inside any building' We usually spend summers outdoors. I like weddings that are held out of doors.!! Do not confuse outdoors (with an -s) and outdoor (without an -s). Outdoors is an adverb I like playing outdoors. Outdoor is an adjective that can only be used before a noun outdoor activities such as fishingSee also out

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